How I practice

Nutritional Protocols

I draw primarily from GAPS  and several auto-immune, low inflammatory nutritional protocols. GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) establishes a connection between the functions of the digestive system and brain. This term and the subsequent protocol was created by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride MD,MMedSci (neurology), MMedSci (human nutrition) in 2004.

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I work with clients to establish a ‘workable’ nutritional protocol based on their personal and family circumstances, lifestyle and presenting conditions. While a certain dietary protocol may be ideal, it is important to work out what is ‘workable’ as it is the workable that is more likely to be adhered to with impressive results.

Testing

Testing I commonly use along the path to improved health, include the Great Plains Organic Acids Test, Mediscan Hair Mineral Analysis, genetic testing and stool testing. Depending on the presenting circumstances other tests such as Mycotoxin testing  and Dutch Hormone Testing may be recommended.

The testing allows for targeted supplements and foods alterations. Additionally, some testing may be recommended through your General Practitioner and available through Medicare.

Special Interests

Special interests include Autism, Alzheimers, Cognitive Impairment, Digestive Disorders, mood disorders such as Anxiety and Depression,  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CIRS, IBS, Food Intolerances, Fibromyalgia, PMS, PCOS  and the role oxalates, yeasts, bacteria, moulds, heavy metals and genetics commonly play in these disorders.